@Caleb: This actually looks really great! Coming from a background in 3d animation for games/effects, many mechanical modeling packages are a tiny bit confusing to me.
I was literally poised to downloak SketchUp Make when I heard about this -- I have been told by other folks that SketchUp Make wasn;t ideal for what I wanted to do (someone said I'd be best off creating my parts with dimensions in feet or meters and then scaling them down) ... but DesignSpark Mechanical looks just like what the doctor ordered :-)
This actually looks really great! Coming from a background in 3d animation for games/effects, many mechanical modeling packages are a tiny bit confusing to me. This seems like a good mix, more powerful than something like sketchup.
I should probably switch to this for some more geometrically clean models.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.